Four: Breathing Space

Rider-Waite-Smith Borderless In the Major Arcana, the card numbered 4 is The Emperor. The Emperor represents structure, stability and leadership. It also represents having good boundaries and being able to stick up for yourself. When we look at the Four of Cups and the Four of Pentacles we can see that kind of imagery quite … Continue reading Four: Breathing Space

Three: Community and Growth

Top left: This Might Hurt, Top right: Sasuraibito, Bottom left: Star Spinner, Bottom right: Modern Witch When you pull a Three in your tarot reading, it's really asking you to open up and invite other people into your life. It's all about community, groups, and about learning to grow and develop your creativity. As John … Continue reading Three: Community and Growth

Two: Yin and Yang

Taijitu A taijitu, commonly known as the yin and yang symbol portrays two opposing forces held in balance. You can see in the dark half, there is a little light, and in the light part, there is a little dark. It shows how everything is connected, and that differences are only surface deep. This symbol … Continue reading Two: Yin and Yang

Ace: It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this

Mac the cat examining the Aces Have you ever felt a spark of excitement when you begin something new? Maybe you felt that way when you began learning tarot, or starting a new relationship or career path. The Ace cards represent a new start, planting a seed, potential. They're similar to the energy of The … Continue reading Ace: It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this

The Four Suits of the Minor Arcana

If you would like to see clearer images of each card, please take a look at this Wikipedia article. The Minor Arcana make up the majority of a typical tarot deck. There are 56 cards, divided into four suits: wands, cups, swords, and pentacles. Each suit goes from ace to 10, and then has four … Continue reading The Four Suits of the Minor Arcana